Graduate Courses

The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 2017–2018 and 2018–2019; however, not all courses are taught each semester or summer session. Students should consult the Course Schedule to determine which courses and topics will be offered during a particular semester or summer session. The Course Schedule may also reflect changes made to the course inventory after the publication of this catalog.

Classical Civilization: C C

C C 380. Seminar in Classical Archaeology.

Topics given in recent years include methods and theory, Greek and Roman Naples, landscape archaeology, and Hellenistic and Roman Egypt. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

C C 380J. Proseminar in Classical Literature.

Brief survey of the history of classical literature; orientation to the major periods and genres. Three hours a week for one semester. Designed for first-year graduate students. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

C C 381. Conference Course in Classical Civilization.

Studies in classical antiquity. A knowledge of the ancient languages is not required. Three hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

C C 382. Field Archaeology.

Involves the participation of the student in an archaeological excavation; the study of field techniques includes excavation procedure, documentation, conservation, and interpretation. Three hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

C C 383. Studies in Classical Civilization.

Studies in various aspects of Greek and Roman literature, history, and culture. Three hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; additional prerequisites vary with the topic.

Topic 1: Roman Imperial Funerary Monuments.
Topic 2: Introduction to Diachronic Linguistics: Germanic. Same as German 381 (Topic 3) and Linguistics 383 (Topic 8). Only one of the following may be counted: Anthropology 393 (Topic 16), Classical Civilizations 383 (Topic 2), German 381 (Topic 3), Linguistics 383 (Topic 8).

C C 383K. Current Concepts and Research in Classics.

Overview of important theories, issues, and research in classics. Three hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

C C 186K, 386K. Conference Course in Classical Literature.

Conference course. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

Greek: GK

GK 380J. Proseminar in Classical Literature.

Brief survey of the history of classical literature; orientation to the major periods and genres. Three hours a week for one semester. Designed for first-year graduate students. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

GK 180K. Proseminar.

An introduction to the research methodology and the ancillary disciplines used in current classical studies, or to certain disciplines such as meter, textual criticism. One hour a week for one semester. Topics other than those listed below may also be taught. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Topic 1: Research Methods in Classical Studies. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only.

GK 383. Studies in Classical Greek Literature.

Topics given in recent years include Greek oratory, Aristophanes, and Homer. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Topics other than those listed below may also be taught. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Topic 1: Aeschylus.
Topic 2: Sophocles.
Topic 3: Thucydides.
Topic 4: Aristophanes.

GK 383K. Current Concepts and Research in Greek.

An overview of important theories, issues, and research in classics. Three hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

GK 385. Graduate Reading Course.

Topics given in recent years include Plato and Greek prose, Sophocles, and Sophists. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

GK 385W. Graduate Reading Course: Biblical Greek.

Graduate level translation and analysis of topics such as the Pauline epistles or the Gospel of John. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

GK 186K, 386K. Conference Course in Greek Literature.

Conference course. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

GK 386L. Conference Course in Greek Language.

Restricted to students pursuing degrees other than in classics. Conference course. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

GK 390. Seminar in Classical Studies.

Selected topics in Greek studies. Topics given in recent years include Mycenaean documents, Aristotle's ethics, Archaic poetry, and Plato's Symposium. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

GK 398R. Master's Report.

Preparation of a research report to fulfill the requirement for the master's degree. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Greek and consent of the graduate adviser.

GK 399R, 699R, 999R. Dissertation.

Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to candidacy for the doctoral degree.

GK 399W, 699W, 999W. Dissertation.

Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Greek 399R, 699R, or 999R.

Latin: LAT

LAT 380J. Proseminar in Classical Literature.

Brief survey of the history of classical literature; orientation to the major periods and genres. Three hours a week for one semester. Designed for first-year graduate students. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

LAT 180K. Proseminar.

An introduction to the research methodology and the ancillary disciplines used in current classical studies, or to certain disciplines such as meter, textual criticism. One hour a week for one semester. Topics other than those listed below may also be taught. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Topic 1: Research Methods in Classical Studies. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only.

LAT 383. Graduate Reading.

Topics given in recent years include Latin literature survey, Latin prose, Seneca, and Augustine's Confessions. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

LAT 383K. Current Concepts and Research in Latin.

An overview of important theories, issues, and research in classics. Three hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

LAT 385. Studies in Classical Latin Literature.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Topic 1: Caesar.
Topic 2: Lucretius.
Topic 3: Ovid's Metamorphoses.
Topic 4: Tacitus.
Topic 5: Vergil's Aeneid, Books VII-XII.
Topic 6: Catullus. Latin 385 (Topic 6) and 385 (Topic: The World of Catullus) may not both be counted.
Topic 7: Vergil's Eclogues.

LAT 186, 386. Conference Course in Latin Literature.

Conference course. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

LAT 386L. Conference Course in Latin Language.

Restricted to students pursuing degrees other than in classics. Directed reading. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

LAT 390. Seminar in Classical Studies.

Selected topics in Roman studies. Topics given in recent years include Roman comedy, Pliny, and Roman fragmentary historians. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Topics other than those listed below may also be taught. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

LAT 398R. Master's Report.

Preparation of a research report to fulfill the requirement for the master's degree. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Latin and consent of the graduate adviser.

LAT 398T. Supervised Teaching in Latin.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

LAT 399R, 699R, 999R. Dissertation.

Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to candidacy for the doctoral degree.

LAT 399W, 699W, 999W. Dissertation.

Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Latin 399R, 699R, or 999R.